When to replace the Brake Discs on your VW PASSAT
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.4 TSI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TSI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.6 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.4 TSI EcoFuel, VW Passat Saloon (362) 3.6 FSI 4motion, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.4 TSI MultiFuel, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.4 TSI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI 4motion View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake discs on VW PASSAT B7 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for Passat Saloon (362) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – VW Passat B7 saloon. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 21
HEX bit No.H7
Torx bit T27
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Rubber mallet
Impact screwdriver
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car VW Passat B7 saloon in complete set for each axis. Regardless of the state of components. This will ensure even braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake disks on the same axle.
  • When changing the brake discs, always replace the brake pads.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Passat B7 saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Brake Discs on VW Passat B7 Saloon 2010 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the hood.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI 2011 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Clean the brake fluid reservoir cap. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – VW Passat B7 saloon. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the engine solenoid valve bracket. Use Torx T27. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Brake Discs on VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.8 TSI 2013 by yourself
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  5. Step 5
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 6
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Brake Discs on VW Passat Saloon (362) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Discs replacement on VW Passat B7 Saloon 2.0 TSI 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Passat B7 saloon
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the wheel.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Brake Discs on VW Passat B7 Saloon 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Brake Discs on VW Passat B7 Saloon 2010 2.0 TDI by yourself
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
    Passat Saloon (362) 1.4 TSI EcoFuel 2011 Brake Discs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a crowbar.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Brake Discs on VW Passat Saloon (362) 2012 - tips and tricks
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – VW Passat B7 saloon. Tip:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement VW Passat B7 Saloon 2013 1.4 TSI EcoFuel Brake Discs
    Remove the brake pads.
  15. Step 16
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 17
    How to change Brake Discs on VW Passat B7 Saloon 2010 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  17. Step 18
    How to replace VW Passat Saloon (362) 2.0 TDI 2011 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the caliper bracket.
  18. Step 19
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    Clean the brake disc fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  19. Step 20
    Changing Brake Discs on VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.8 TSI 2013 by yourself
    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use an impact screwdriver.
  20. Step 21
    How to remove VW PASSAT 1.4 TSI EcoFuel 2014 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the brake disc. Use a rubber mallet.
  21. Step 22
    How to replace Brake Discs on VW Passat Saloon (362) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  22. Step 23
    How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Discs replacement on VW Passat B7 Saloon 2.0 TSI 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Install the brake disc.
  23. Step 24
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    Tighten the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 4 Nm torque.
  24. Step 25
    Changing of Brake Discs on VW Passat B7 Saloon 2013 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – VW Passat B7 saloon. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
Comments – 2
  • @user_1750803
    20.07.2023 17:32
    Member
    Need B8 Passat Estate.... Do the front Caliper Bolts need to be replaced once taken off, or do you just put them back on like this B7?
  • Anna Johnson
    02.08.2023 09:31
    Member
    It is not possible to answer your question unambiguously, you can find out this information in the technical documentation for repairing your car directly.
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